Voting Continues in the Best Harbor Contest

As we approach the halfway point in the Best Harbor contest, we have received almost 2000 votes for harbors across the country. Don’t miss your chance to spread the word about your favorite harbor community by VOTING TODAY! Share the contest on social media and don’t forget to tag us to earn an extra vote for your harbor.


Listed below are a few of our early Best Harbor leaders:

California – Princeton, Half Moon Bay

Florida – Englewood, Lemon Bay

Michigan РCharlevoix and Harbor Springs 

New Hampshire – Portsmouth

New Jersey – Barnegat Inlet

New York – Montauk Harbor

North Carolina – Oriental

Rhode Island – Newport

South Carolina – Charleston

Washington – Roche Harbor



Diane from Depoe Bay, Oregon (2020 Winner) voted because her harbor is “Peaceful and beautiful and lots to do, places to hike and things to see. All close by.”

Depoe Bay, OR
Photo Courtesy Laura Furgurson

Block Island, Old Harbor
Block Island, Old Harbor
Edward cast his vote for Block Island, Rhode Island thanks to the “Many moorings, excellent anchor holding ground, easy walk to shops and eateries. Great jumping spot for off shore fishing, or moving east to Nantucket and up to Boston and Maine.”

Craig is voting for Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island because of the “Great facility, several really nice restaurants on the harbor, great harbormaster & staff (best we saw on the entire Great Loop!)”

Sunset in Hilton Head
Sunset in Hilton Head
Photo Courtesy of Royalbroil /

According to Carol in Harbor Springs, Michigan “Pristine, clear blue water kisses the shore in the safe harbor of the picturesque town of Harbor Springs. A beautiful small town that embraces long standing traditions on the water and the shore.”



Petersburg, Alaska gets Daniel’s vote for its “Very friendly and helpful harbor crew.¬† And it is a large diverse harbor in a very beautiful location.”
Photo Courtesy of Mike Colvin /